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Cetomimus gillii Goode & Bean, 1895 (Cetomimiformes: Cetomimidae): range extension and first record in the Tropical Eastern Pacific

  • Arturo Angulo (a1)

Abstract

The whalefish Cetomimus gillii is reported for the first time in the Tropical Eastern Pacific on the basis of a single specimen captured from off Costa Rica. This new record represents the northernmost occurrence of the species in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. A brief diagnosis and a photograph of the specimen, as well as comparative morphometric and meristic data from all species of the genus, are given.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: A. Angulo, Museo de Zoología, Escuela de Biología, Universidad de Costa Rica, 11501–2060, San Pedro de Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica email: arturo.angulosibaja@ucr.ac.cr

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Cetomimus gillii Goode & Bean, 1895 (Cetomimiformes: Cetomimidae): range extension and first record in the Tropical Eastern Pacific

  • Arturo Angulo (a1)

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